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Constans II (Constantine), Gold, Solidus, Syracuse, 648

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Constans II, beardless, wearing chlamys and crown with cross on circlet. Globus cruciger in right hand.

ΝCΟΝS-IΝVSΡΡV

Reverse

Cross potent on base and three steps.

VICTORI-VI

Symbol

Θ in right field.

Exergue

CONOB

Obverse

Frontal bust of Constans II, beardless, wearing chlamys and crown with cross on circlet. Globus cruciger in right hand.

ΝCΟΝS-IΝVSΡΡV

Reverse

Cross potent on base and three steps.

VICTORI-VI

Symbol

Θ in right field.

Exergue

CONOB

Accession number BZC.2000.11
Catalogue ID as DOC 2.2:486, no. (153)
Ruler Constans II (Constantine)
Date of Reign 641–668
Metal Gold
Denomination Solidus
Mint Syracuse
Date 648
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 4.4 g
Relation of Dies 12:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

In CONS, note the ligature of the and N.

MIB 3:243, no. 84.

Acquisition History

From A. Weil, 6 October 2000